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Tom Richmond wins 2012 Reuben Award; Division awards announced
Last night the National Cartoonists Society gathered in Las Vegas for their annual Reuben Award banquet. The top honor for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year went to MAD Magazine cartoonist Tom Richmond. Tom started his career doing caricatures and freelance work for magazines, publishers and advertisers. As a caricaturist, he has been honored by the National Caricaturist Network in 1998 and 1999.
After a couple of years of trying to get into MAD Magazine, he finally got his break in 2000. He’s been a regular in the magazine ever since. Tom has won the NCS Advertising Illustration division award in 2003, 2006 and 2007 in 2009 he won the Newspaper Illustration division award.
He became the NCS’ president in 2011.
The other division award winners were also presented. Here are the winners:
Erik Wiese – Production Design on The Mighty B – Nickelodeon
Mark McCreery, character design: Rango
NEWSPAPER COMIC STRIPS
Glenn McCoy – The Duplex
NEWSPAPER PANEL CARTOONS
Mark Parisi – Off the Mark
MAGAZINE FEATURE/MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION
John Rocco – Blackout
J.H. Williams- Batwoman
Ben Katchor- The Cardboard Valise
ON-LINE COMIC STRIPS
Jon Rosenberg Scenes from a Multiverse